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Grace Blakeley is the New Statesman’s economics commentator and a research fellow at IPPR.
Low unemployment and high spending on public services give workers more confidence to argue for the pay they deserve.
Deutsche Bank once hoped to compete with the US banking giants, but after a decade of scandals and wrong turns, it is making a last-ditch effort to survive.
Financial markets are too short-termist to assess the overvaluation of energy assets.
A no-deal Brexit is to Johnson and Hunt what the financial crisis was to Cameron and Osborne – an opportunity to rebalance power and wealth in society away from labour and towards capital.
The imposition of tariffs will hurt the same workers Donald Trump has promised to help.
The financial crisis did not spell the end of financialisation — Australian households are among the most indebted in the world.
Boris Johnson focuses on tax cuts for those earning £50,000 or more. Sajid Javid wants to scrap the additional rate tax band on incomes over £150,000.
In common with his predecessors, Johnson would enrich and empower a wealthy constituency centred in the City of London.
Failure to account for the impact of climate change has allowed the powerful to tell us that going green is unaffordable.
For many, work no longer pays. Pay has stagnated for a decade and there are eight million people living in poverty in working households.